Arsenal face competition from Manchester United for Haugesund teenager Havard Nordtveidt.

"Havard is an exceptional talent in Europe," stated Haugesund director Nils Halvor Berge to Nettavisen. "Havard wants to join Arsenal, but Manchester United, Bordeaux, Ajax and clubs from Italy and Spain are also following him.

"We have had many contacts with other clubs in Europe and know what they are willing to pay for him."